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DDOS attacks in Q1 2017

Although the first quarter of 2017 was rather quiet compared to the previous reporting period, there were a few interesting developments.

Despite the growing popularity of IoT botnets, Windows-based bots accounted for 59.81% of all attacks. Meanwhile, complex attacks that can only be repelled with sophisticated protection mechanisms are becoming more frequent.

IDG Contributor Network: The dos and don’ts of boosting user app...

 Whether we admit it or not, many of our buying decisions are influenced by reviews.

And this includes mobile apps.

A 2016 survey by Apptentive found that 75% of people identified mobile ratings as a key driver for downloading an app.

But getting users to rate and review your app is no easy task, with the same Apptentive survey finding that only 36% of respondents had left a review in the past 12-months.

And most respondents were only motivated to leave a review in response to a negative app experience.So, you may ask, why bother encouraging users to leave a review then?To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Cisco TelePresence ICMP Denial of Service Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the ICMP ingress packet processing of Cisco TelePresence Collaboration Endpoint (CE) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause the TelePresence endpoint to reload unexpectedly, resulting i...

Cisco CVR100W Wireless-N VPN Router Universal Plug-and-Play Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the Universal Plug-and-Play (UPnP) implementation in the Cisco CVR100W Wireless-N VPN Router could allow an unauthenticated, Layer 2–adjacent attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service ...

The Wheel of Time series is one step closer to your...

Sony has snapped up the rights and brought on an executive producer.

Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Simple Network Management Protocol Subsystem...

A vulnerability in the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) subsystem of Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition. The vulnerability is...

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Denial of Service Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) UDP throttling process of Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Cisco Unified CM) could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) cond...

Windows 3.1: Microsoft’s milestone, 25 years on

Happy birthday, Windows 3.1Imagine a world without the Start button. No, I'm not talking about Windows 8.

Dig deep into your memory and you may recall a time when Windows 3.1 ruled the earth.Twenty-five years ago this month, Microsoft released Version ...

Forget Mirai – Brickerbot malware will kill your crap IoT devices

Rogue code aims to create permanent DoS A new form of attack code has come to town and it uses techniques similar to Mirai to permanently scramble Internet of Things devices.…

WordStar: A writer’s word processor

Even today, some authors still use DOS word processing software from the 1990s.

Cisco Warns of High Severity Bug in NetFlow Appliance

Cisco is warning of a flaw that creates conditions susceptible to a DoS attack in its NetFlow Generation Appliance.

OpenSSL Update Fixes High-Severity DoS Vulnerability

US-CERT issues alert to server admins warning of a dangerous OpenSSL vulnerability and urges 1.1.0 users update to version 1.1.0e.